The Level 4 Cert HE in High Speed Rail & Infrastructure provides you with a broad introduction to the rail industry, and high-speed rail in particular. It offers the chance to learn technical knowledge and skills that will help you decide which area of the rail industry you would like to specialise in.
Pathway to a BSc
The course is part of a three-year flexible degree programme, delivered at NCATI and validated by Sheffield Hallam University.
After completing this course, you will get the opportunity to stay on for:
second year - completion of a Level 5 Foundation Degree in High Speed Rail & Infrastructure
third year - achievement of a full degree (Level 6 BSc in High Speed Rail & Infrastructure)
You will need to apply via UCAS for this course. Search: “Sheffield Hallam University” and “Cert HE for High Speed Rail and Infrastructure” (UCAS code H231).
You cannot apply to the Level 5 or Level 6 courses in High Speed Rail & Infrastructure without first completing the Level 4 Cert HE.
The course is aimed at students aged 18 years or over who are new to the rail industry.
You will cover six mandatory modules over the course of the year:
Introduction to Technical Management and Systems Thinking
Introduction to the Management and Operation of the Railway
Introduction to the Railway System
Health, Safety and Security on the Railway and Social, Economic and Environmental Considerations
High Speed Rail in Context
Introduction to Railway Engineering